Nature & Outdoor Activities
Hiking, biking or simply taking in wonderful views. With so many different natural highlights, Germany has a surprise around every corner.
16 German national parks
13 hiking trails worth a visit
The Schleswig-Holstein Wadden Sea National Park is part of the Wadden Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest continuous area of mudflats in the world. It never fails to amaze visitors with its sand dunes, beaches and charming animal residents.
No other hiking path in Europe connects so many nature trails. The Saar-Hunsrück is the European champion of the single trail. The paths are often so narrow that hikers need to walk in single file – as if they were in the jungle. It is the perfect 410 kilometre hike.
The lush green forests in this nature reserve are just waiting to be explored, showing off the wild side of nature and offering views way into the distance. This nature reserve covering 10,000 hectares in Baden-Württemberg offers spectacular views long into the distance
The Rhine has been personified as a mythical god, Rhenus Pater (lovingly nicknamed "Father Rhine" by the Germans), for centuries. The river, castle ruins and rock formations have inspired generations of painters and poets to create romantic works.
We hike like witches: through the Mines of Rammelsberg, the Old Town of Goslar and the Upper Harz Water Regale. The Harz Witches' Trail is an insanely varied 97 kilometre route through Harz National Park. Off we go on our broomsticks to the Brocken mountain…